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Delia Smith has always been concerned with the quality and flavor of the ingredients she uses, and nothing comes fresher than fruit and vegetables straight from the garden. When the opportunity arose for her to work with garden expert Gay Search to create her own kitchen garden, she seized the chance. This guide, with gardening advice by Gay and recipes and advice on cooking the crops from Delia, is for any cook interested in good food, free from pesticides, who wants to try their hand at growing …
Amazon / Brand: BBC Books
Price: 120.56 $

If you have ever dreamed of picking fresh salad leaves for the evening meal, gathering vine-ripened tomatoes or pulling up your own sweet carrots, this is the book for you.  Follow in the footsteps of one of Australia s best-loved cooks and food writers as she reveals the secrets of rewarding kitchen gardening.  Be encouraged by detailed gardening notes that explain how adults and children alike can plant, grow and harvest 73 different vegetables, herbs and fruit, and try some of the 250 recipes …

The demand for locally sourced organic foods continues to rise. This resource is a prime reference for the many who are growing or wanting to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruits. The book features superb full-color photographs and illustrations and an easy-to-use A-Z directory. Comprehensive growing, harvesting and preserving tips and a wealth of recipes are a boon to gardeners and cooks alike. Practical aspects of gardening are explained in detail, with in-depth sections on creating a garden, …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
Price: 51.95 $

Preserved by families, collected by seed savers, passed around among farmers, heirloom tomatoes are now being sought out by more and more home gardeners as an alternative to the bland sameness of commercial hybrids. And happily, these growers are discovering that heirlooms are not only vastly more flavorful, but are just as hardy and easy to cultivate as the hybrids. Dr. Carolyn J. Male, who has raised more than a thousand heirloom tomatoes, here presents 100 consistently top-performing varieties …

If you have ever dreamed of making delicious food from your very own garden, Stephanie Alexander s Kitchen Garden Companion Cooking is the book for you. Follow in the footsteps of one of Australia s best-loved cooks and food writers as she reveals the secrets of delicious dishes created from the produce you ve gathered yourself. Try some of the 250 recipes that will transform your fresh produce into delicious meals. Use the vegetables, fruit, and herbs you ve grown in new and exciting ways with this …

Inspired by Anna Maria Campbell s mid-19th century Floral Dictionary, Rachel Henry s well-researched book investigates each of the plants listed there to see how it was used in the Victorian era by gardeners, cooks, physicians and others. With facts and anecdotes on over 300 plants, The Language of Flowers and the Victorian Garden contains numerous quotes from some of the foremost gardening writers of the Victorian era and is illustrated with pencil drawings based on 19th century botanical prints.The …
Amazon / Sphinx House
Price: 20.95 $

A must-have book for any vegetable grower. --Washington Gardener What is not included in this definitive and beautifully illustrated sourcebook on edible landscape? --The American Herb Association Satisfying... There s an abundance of information and tantalizing pictures. --New York Times The demand for locally sourced organic foods continues to rise. For those who want to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruit this superb resource will be referred to often throughout the year. Now in paperback, …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
Price: 19.99 $

In The New Southern Garden Cookbook, Sheri Castle aims to make what s in season the answer to what s for dinner? This timely cookbook, with dishes for omnivores and vegetarians alike, celebrates and promotes delicious, healthful homemade meals centered on the diverse array of seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in the South, and in most of the rest of the nation as well. Increased attention to the health benefits and environmental advantages of eating locally, Castle notes, is inspiring Americans …

Seasonal recipes and expert planting guides from Great Dixter, Christopher Lloyd s quintessential English country gardenThe Great Dixter Cookbook features seventy simple and delicious seasonal recipes from the kitchen garden at Great Dixter, the historic house and garden located on the borders of Kent and Sussex. Dishes included range from English classics such as chicken and leek pie, apple crumble, and beetroot chutney, to contemporary recipes like crispy kale with sea salt and shakshuka. Dixter …
Amazon / PHAIDON PRESS
Price: 18.99 $

The rise of the slow food movement and the return to home gardens mean cooks are donning gardening gloves as often as oven mitts. Modern cooking is heading back to its roots, with home cooks embracing local ingredients and down-to-earth recipes. With more and more of us discovering the delight of preparing and eating freshly harvested food, Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener is the indispensable guide to what to grow, cook, and eat. A feast for the eyes and the table, this user-friendly resource traverses …

The rise of the slow food movement and the return to home gardens mean cooks are donning gardening gloves as often as oven mitts. Modern cooking is heading back to its roots, with home cooks embracing local ingredients and down-to-earth recipes. With more and more of us discovering the delight of preparing and eating freshly harvested food, Vegetables for the Gourmet Gardener is the indispensable guide to what to grow, cook, and eat.             A feast for the eyes and the table, this …

“Herbs To Attract Bees” sets out to show you exactly the right herbs you can grow for the greatest benefits for you, your garden and the bees you need to keep your garden beautiful. This simple to follow handbook, full of colour pictures, is ideal for keen and amateur gardeners, cooks, anyone who studies natural and herbal remedies and anyone who loves the smell of fresh herbs around the house. It’s particularly simple to follow for children and school groups who want to establish herb gardens …

Not so long ago, parsley was the only fresh herb available to most American cooks. Today, bunches of fresh oregano and rosemary can be found in nearly every supermarket, basil and mint grow abundantly in backyards from coast to coast, and garden centers offer pots of edible geraniums and lemon thyme. But once these herbs reach the kitchen, the inevitable question arises: Now what do I do with them? Here, at last, is the first truly comprehensive cookbook to cover all aspects of growing, handling, …
Amazon / Brand: Scribner
Price: 11.58 $

“This fresh new masterpiece excites the senses!” —Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author Good cooks know that when it comes to herbs, there is nothing better than those that are clipped fresh from the garden. The Culinary Herbal highlights 97 delicious varieties—like black cumin, fenugreek, lemon balm, and sassafras—that every food lover will want to add to their kitchen garden. In this gorgeously photographed guide, home cooks will learn which herbs offer the most flavor, …